An unusually strong fear of Iraq, especially its ability to manufacture and use biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. (A play on arachnophobia, an unusually strong fear of spiders.)
Now that September is here, President Bush can launch his "initial public offering" of stock in his newest product, Iraqnophobia.
A tool or technique that makes some aspect of one's life easier or more efficient.
Web sites now exist, where lifehacker (followers of the movement) can trade lifehacks - suggestions on how to reduce chaos and make their lives more enjoyable.
December 06, 2005
n. Advertisements posted on telephone poles, traffic lights, and other public areas.
Honest, officer, I didn't even see the stop sign! Look at all the street spam all over that corner.
A vehicle, monitored by the police, that is used to tempt a car thief into stealing it.
The Vancouver police operate with "bait cars" to trap car thieves. The vehicles, equipped with disabling devices and global-positioning equipment, are parked in a lot where thieves have been active. The bait-car program is well known to car thieves, who consider the practice unsporting,
November 17, 2005
Taken from the Louis Armstrong Lyrics to "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off":
"You like potato and I like potahto, You like tomato and I like tomahto
Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto, Let's call the whole thing off."
Used by somebody comparing two things that are essentially interchangeable or two words for the same thing.
Republicans - Right-wing crooks. Po-tay-to po-tah-to.
highly motivated employee who has few personal responsibilities and so can work long hours, travel frequently, or be called in to work with little notice.
The ideal zero drag employee is young, unmarried and childless with no responsibilities and an eagerness to do well.
"rumor intelligence" - iIntelligence information based on rumors rather than facts.
Much of the Bush administration's evidence for Iraq's reconstituted nuclear program, thriving chemical-biological development program, and active Iraqi link with Al Qaeda was based on what intelligence analysts call "rumint."